Test Automation Engineer in Washington, DC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/11/2019

Job Description

Eliassen Group is assisting a high profile government agency with finding an experienced Test Automation Engineer to work in L’Enfant Plaza in Washington DC.  This is a hands-on role that involves troubleshooting and analyzing issues before handing it off to developers for resolution to ensure software quality in all phases of the software development life cycle. This position will work closely with our development teams to perform software testing with an emphasis on test automation with UFT or Selenium for our web application testing. This person will provide end to end test support including smoke testing, regression, functional, load testing, etc.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance. We offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

In this role you will…

  • Perform software testing and quality assurance in a test-driven, agile development environment
  • Create test plans and test cases
  • Produce and execute automation test scripts using UFT or Selenium
  • Support the Technical Team through excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Utilizing system analysis techniques, translate system requirements into test cases/scenarios ensuring that all the assigned subset requirements are part of the system to be delivered
  • Working independently to ensure full test coverage of the assigned test subset
  • Basic knowledge of SQL and relational databases
  • Develop QA standards and processes across all of our QA activities
  • Manage the generation of problem and change reports
  • Provide the corrective action for these problems and change reports operate correctly

You’ve got what it takes if you have…

  • 5 years of experience in software testing with at least 3 years in test automation
  • Experience with browser based debugging tools such as Firebug, Chrome Developer tool etc.
  • Hands on experience with Source Code/Repository/Application Log Analysis
  • Experience using and supporting test automation tools/platforms such as UFT, Selenium, TestNG framework, Cucumber or a similar tool
  • Experience with Java for Selenium scripting or VBScript for UFT scripting
  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills including strong customer interfacing skills
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work under minimal supervision are a must

Huge plus if you have…

  • Section 508 testing
  • Load testing experience with NeoLoad or similar tools
  • Experience working with Jenkins/Gitlab
  • Knowledge of API Testing with tools such as RestAssured or Postman

Keywords: Test Automation Engineer, Software Testing, Quality Assurance, QA, UFT, Selenium, TestNG, Cucumber, JIRA, Confluence,, Section 508, Public Trust Clearance

Job ID: 330297

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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